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d remri yogi.n. tributes throughout baseball for the late hall of famer and yankees legend yogi berra. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters in new york. thanks for joining us. i'm anne-marie green. pope francis will make history as he addresses both houses of congress and the first pope to do so. last night he returned in washington following an eventful day. it was a long day that included a canonization mass in front of 25,000 people and an oval office meeting with the president. weijia jiang is in washington. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you to everybody. lawmakers have pledged to put their political and religious differences aside from the day and already what we have heard already from pope francis is any indication, he won't be afraid to weigh in on tough issues even before a tough crowd. pope francis will take his message to a divided capitol hill today. in the first-ever papal address
before a joint meeting of congress. >> i hope the often words of encouragement to guide the nations in the future. >> reporter: while the vatican has kept a tight lid on what he will say, the holy father is expected to talk about immigration, a hot button issue he urged bishops to fight for during his first full day in washington, d.c. 5-year-old sophie cruz handed a letter to pope francis wednesday hoping francis delivers her plea to lawmakers today. >> our immigration my dad in this country. [ inaudible ]. >> reporter: on wince, francis made an visit to the little sisters of the poor. a religious order that is suing the federal government over the birth control mandate in president obama's affordable care act. >> climate change is a problem. >> reporter: it's likely he'll also bring up climate change, another controversial issue.
democratic senator patrick leahy says francis is the perfect pope to address congress. >> whether you're catholic, noncatholic, believers, nonbelievers, he reaches out to everybody and he makes it very clear that if you believe in humanity, then have you to believe in all humanity. >> reporter: but one republican representative of arizona says he plans to boycott the pope's speech because the pope is expected to talk about climate change. gosher who is catholic says the pope is behaving and acting like a leftist politician. >> weijia jiang, thank you. while the vatican describes his visit as pastoral, francis has a political agenda as well. don champion continues our coverage in washington. good morning, don. >> reporter: good morning. speaking to lawmakers here today the pope is likely to expand his messages on climate change, immigration, and poverty. they are issues that are close
to his heart but subjects of intense debate here. in fact, yesterday, the pope was not afraid to make a not so subtle point on immigration. >> i am happy to be a guest in this country. >> reporter: after he left the white house, it was 5-year-old sophie cruz, the daughter of illegal immigration who brought the issue to the pope. >> i saw the pope. >> reporter: what did you give him? >> a letter. >> reporter: her trip was sponsored by an advocacy group. she traveled to washington with her father to deliver a handwritten letter asking francis to urge congress to help all immigrant children. >> i believe i have the right to live with my parents. i have the right to be happy. >> reporter: the pope is also
expected to continue his conversation on climate change. >> climate change is a problem. >> reporter: he'll be speaking to a congress where republicans have resisted climate change legislation. >> there is no one who wants the earth to turn into a trashy. >> reporter: but it will be hard for members on either side of the debate to use the pope's message for a political advantage. >> yes, the pope talks about climate change and immigration and caring for the poor in language that often sounds like it would fit with the democratic party, but, at the same time, this is a very strongly pro life group as well. >> reporter: now there is one subject the pope will not be bringing up here on capitol hill today. francis said he would not be talking about the cuban embargo today. juniper serra was canonized
yesterday. they say serra continued to the spread of disease that wiped out an entire indigenous populations. the pope arrives in new york city today. his first stop is the newly refurbished st. patrick's cathedral. >> reporter: a massive expert. 6,000 police officers will object duty on top of the secret service and the pope's own swiss guard. but this is a pope that doesn't like to be pinned in as we have seen. francis prefers to mingle and that makes guarding him even tougher. so as he moves across the city streets, they will be closed down and they have already shut down traffic near st. patrick's
cathedral and a large fence has been put up around the cathedral. >> on friday, i'll just avoid the park. >> it's going to be really difficult for people that drive or commute to work for driving, so it's going to be really, really -- really hard time. >> reporter: that 80,000 people will be in central park to see the pope and on friday, he addresses the united nations general assembly for what will be a special day in two days. >> brook silva-braga in new york, thank you very much. cbs news will air a special
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♪ ♪ are you kidding me? >> one driver was very surprised when a small plane casually cruised through an intersection near john wayne airport in irvine, california, during an emergency landing. this just released video came from the driver who had his dash cam recording as the piper cherokee briefly passed through. the plane safely landed on the road last week after its engine cut out. on the cbs "moneywatch," more fallout from volkswagen's pollution test scandal and microsoft offers another challenge for apple. jill wagner is at the new york
stock exchange with that and more. volkswagen is expected to meet tomorrow to expect in a new ceo. the ceo resigned from his position on wednesday. after volkswagen admitted it rigged diesel cars to pass emissions test. he said he didn't know about the scandal but accepted full responsibility. here on wall street today, investors will be watching for the latest unemployment numbers and durable goods orders. the dow lost 50 points on wednesday. the s&p fell 4. the nasdaq lost four points. microsoft is planning to sell new smartphones. the new windows powered devices will be premium priced phones and reportedly be sold for roughly the same price as the iphone 6s and 6s plus. the microsoft may introduce the new phones at an event next month. anheuser-busch has acquired another craft brewery. they acquired the largest craft brewer in los angeles county. it was formed in 2011 and expects to sell 45,000 barrels of beer this year. anheuser-busch has spent
about 200 million dollars buying up craft brewers over the last four years. a court ruling says even super heroes are entitled to copyright protection. the ninth u.s. circuit court of appeals says the bat mobile's appearance makes it not able to against the company that produce replicas of the bat mobile. the company made $200,000 by selling them. >> that's okay. they gave us the happy birthday song so they can take the bat mobile. jill wagner at the new york stock exchange, thanks a lot, jill. amy schumer has already tackled television and movies. coming up on "the morning news," we will show you how her latest book venture is bringing in big bucks. plus, the high school football team tackling a game official learn their fate. football team technicali itackl
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this morning, that investigation has taken a strange twist. it is one of the headlines on the morning newsstand. according to the buffalo news, a bad containing rape kit evidence in the case turned up at the home of the mother of kane's accuser. the alleged victim's attorney says the discovery calls into question all of the physical evidence in the case. he says whoever left the bag may have been trying to alert lawyers that the case is not being handled properly by investigators. the "san antonio news express" says two high school football players seen tackling a referee will spend 75 days in an alternative school. the players blindsided the official during a game earlier this month. they will be allowed back to their school in january. the newspaper also says an assistant coach admitted telling the players to carry out the attack. coach mack breed is currently on administrative leave. "the washington post" reports the nfl is the first pro
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. yogi berra, the hall of fame catcher and manager for the mets passedway yesterday. he was as much known for messing up metaphor as he was known for baseball. so i can't help but think this makes perfect sense the way the associated press reported his death today. new york ykees hall of famer catcher yogi bear has died. went to that great picnic basket in the sky! oops. a much more appropriate tribute to yogi berra here in manhattan. the empire state building featured blue and white pinstripes overnight to honor the yankees legend.
he led the team to ten world series championships during his 18-year career. tributes to the hall of famer have popped up across the country. at steinbrenner field in tampa where the yankees told spring training, flowers stand next to the number 8 on the backdrop of pinstripes to commemorate the 15-time all-star. berra's former team honored the late catcher while playing the blue jays in toronto. the yankees lineup card featured an illustration of berra's face and a jersey with his number on the sleeve hung in the dugout. the blue jays won the game 4-0. in texas, a high school football player scored an extra point with a little help from a ref. a kick by louis lorenda of midland lee high school was a little low but there was enough power behind it to ricochet off the referee's head and go through the goalpost. the point counted. the team went on to win the game 35-16. a reminder to stay with cbs to see the giants take on the redskins tonight on "thursday night football."
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pope francis will meet congress today after a busy first full day in the u.s. he elevated a missionary to st. hood wednesday in the first canonization ever in america. he also met with 2,000 men and women studying to be priests and nuns. pope francis talked privately are president obama and called for immediate action on climate change.
the pope arrives in new york city later this evening. tomorrow after speaking at the u.n. and holding a service at the 9/11 memorial and museum. the holy father will visit a 120-year-old catholic church in harlem. kenneth craig stopped by early to see how everyone is getting ready. >> reporter: this 9-year-old girl's eyes lit up when she described the moment she found out she was meeting the pope. >> i was jumping up and down on my bed and then my stomach started getting mushy and i couldn't speak but i was still happy. >> reporter: she was picked in a drawing at her new york city catholic school among just 24 third and fourth graders who will have the chance during fran francis's historic visit. >> i'm running around my house, yes, yes, i'm going to meet the pope! it's just amazing. >> reporter: the children were challenged to follow the pope's foot steps with projects showing how they can help recycle and save the environment. >> my project is about using things that people would throw away. >> reporter: our lady queen of
angel serves an economically struggling, mostly immigrant community in east harlem and its principal says that is why the pope picked them. >> he is sending a message that everyone is important. >> reporter: and these children have their own message for the pope. >> i would tell him to remember the moment that he had and to always be -- to always be, like, happy. >> reporter: kenneth craig, cbs news, new york. coming up after your local news on "c this morning," we are live at the capitol where pope francis is set to talk to a joint meeting of congress this morning. ru russ. plus oscar winner anne hathaway comes to studio 57 to talk about her movie intern. jim nantz has a preview of "thursday night football." that's the "cbs morning news" for this thursday. i'm anne-marie green. we will leave you with a performance of pearl jam on "the late show" with stephen colbert.
frank is examining the inside of his eyelids to the extent that we know. that's probably what's happening. >> wonder what he is finding. [ laughter ] >> ask him when he gets back tomorrow. >> all right. this is -- gianna and roberta. [ laughter ] >> and hello. [ laughter ] >> forgot for a secretary. weather and traffic. >> out the door, it is a very mild start to your day. many of us didn't sleep well again last night. so thank goodness frank is. temperature-wise, with the clear conditions, we are in the 60s except for santa rosa at 58 degrees with some isolated cloud cover there. otherwise, temperatures today going up from nearly 80 in san francisco to 95 in livermore. we'll talk about this little mini heat wave and how long it's going to stick around. but first, let's bring in gianna. >> good morning, fairly quiet as far as accidents go. we have some roadwork to report though eastbound bay bridge yerba buena island to the toll plaza one lane is shut down until 6:00. work of